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Re: Jabberwocky/AI Language Learning

From:Jim Henry <jimhenry1973@...>
Date:Monday, March 19, 2007, 17:45
On 3/19/07, David J. Peterson <dedalvs@...> wrote:
>...... I was pretty sure that I'd seen a language- > learning algorithm that did just this--in fact, I'm pretty sure a > grad. student at UCSD created something that did this to see how > well a machine could learn languages with varying word order > types, accusativity, and case marking. (Incidentally, it found out > that it's more difficult to learn languages where objects come > before subjects, and slightly more difficult to learn ergative > languages.) That's why I thought that maybe that's what the > Jabberwacky program was doing.
There's a bot I would like to teach gzb to! I wonder how it would handle gzb's case-postposition system? -- Jim Henry